Dayton vs. Davidson Pick
Can Dayton pick up another road win in the Atlantic 10 when it takes on Davidson tonight at 9PM ET?
According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, Dayton is favored on the road, as the Flyers are getting odds of -2.5 points against Davidson. The over/under total for the game is listed at 142.5 points. Davidson has won and covered the spread in the last two meetings with Dayton.
Dayton has won seven straight coming into tonight to get to 22-5 on the season and 13-2 in the A-10. The Flyers are 6-2 against the spread in their last 10 games and 17-8 against the spread on the season. Dayton is averaging 75.5 points per game on offense this season while allowing 65 points on defense. Charles Cooke is averaging 16.3 points and 5.2 rebounds per game to lead the team while Kendall Pollard is adding 13.7points and 4.8 rebounds per contest.
Davidson is coming off an 84-76 loss at Richmond to fall to 14-12 on the season and 7-8 in the Atlantic 10. The Wildcats are 11-3 against the spread on the season and average 74.1 points per game on offense while allowing 70.9 on defense. The Wildcats are largely a two-man team as Jack Gibbs is averaging 21.2 points and 4.4 assists per game while Peyton Aldridge is adding 20.7 points and 7.9 rebounds per contest.
Dayton isn’t getting much respect for being 13-2 in the conference. The Flyers are only giving up a few points to a struggling Davidson team. The Wildcats are only 4-5 against the spread at home while Dayton is 9-3 ATS at home. I think the Flyers are a team you can trust on the road.
COLLEGE BASKETBALL DAILY PREDICTION: DAYTON -2.5